Cyber Security Products Procurement Manager

Grand Canal Dock, Dublin, Ireland

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Cyber Security Products Procurement Manager – Dublin-based with flexible smart working – Attractive salary and benefits

 

  • We’re people people. Do you want to work within a vibrant, growth mindset-orientated, multi-cultural team that you’d be proud to be a part of?
  • Do you want to work for a front runner in digital procurement utilising best in class digital procurement tools?
  • Do you want full autonomy to make decisions, drive strategies and truly value add within all of your partnerships?
     

Well here at BT Sourced, you’ll have this and work with a procurement start-up within a fully digitalised setup, backed by one of the biggest brands in the UK in BT. This is a true opportunity to shape the direction and culture of BT’s procurement service which operates out of Dublin, Ireland.


#WeSourceForABetterFuture

Why this job matters

As a Cyber Security Products Procurement Manager, you will collaborate closely with industry-leading network security architects and product managers. You will also have the opportunity to work with top-tier cybersecurity companies, ensuring that our procurement strategies align with cutting-edge technologies and best practices in the field. The Manager is responsible for driving and delivering the procurement plan and activities in BT’s Category Management, Strategic Sourcing & Proc. Business Partnering practice. This role develops and implements procurement frameworks, policies and procedures. This role holds strong relationships with key suppliers and internal stakeholders to ensure procurement competency and continuous value delivery.

What you’ll be doing

  • Helping to drive and deliver procurement plans and activities in BT’s B2B Technology Category Management, Strategic Sourcing & Procurement. Negotiating and implementing procurement frameworks and procedures.
  • Working with business stakeholders to identify and deliver savings opportunities, efficiencies, and compliance.
  • Ability to work within (sometimes complex) supply chain scenarios and provide agile responses to Business Units to assist in the progression of market opportunities.
  • Providing key inputs for Category Strategies and Sourcing Activities, through planning and execution of sourcing, and supplier and risk management activities
  • Managing RFP processes from end to end
  • Building and maintaining category knowledge, applying best practices around sourcing approach, supplier selection, total cost of ownership and negotiation tactics
  • Drive and deliver end-to-end sourcing projects including complex contractual and pricing models, in accordance with strict timelines.
  • Manage relationships with key internal stakeholders and suppliers and negotiate commercial and contractual arrangements utilising the latest contracting tools
  • Deliver other business partnering services to key CFUs / CUs

The skills you’ll need

  • We’re looking for someone that’s result orientated, ambitious, and passionate.
  • Attention to detail is key.
  • Comfortable with digital tools.
  • Comfortable with contract negotiation.
  • Experience within a fast-paced, busy Procurement function.
  • Good business expertise in category management, particularly around supplier capabilities and commercial models required to deliver customer requirements
  • Ability to manage sometimes complex, strategic, and commercial requirements between BT and suppliers, and deliver projects and results on time and in full
  • Exposure to business partnering and working with business stakeholders to deliver results.

What’s in it for you? What are the benefits?

Here at BT Sourced, our purpose is to Connect For Good and to have a positive impact on people, planet and society. We’re very proud of our accreditations as a Healthy Place To Work (Great Place To Work Institute) and as a Responsible Business leader (Business in the Community/NSAI).

 

One of our highest priorities is being a diverse, equitable and inclusion organisation, and our aim is to foster a sense of belonging among employees and to support everyone to reach their potential with us.
 

  • The opportunity to have access to your leadership team. They are based on site.
  • The opportunity to have scope and impact on what you do and to shape the culture of the team.
  • Hybrid working – 3 days in the office per week - with state-of-the-art offices within Grand Canal Plaza in Dublin 2.
  • The opportunity to earn an annual bonus.
  • BT Sourced Pension Scheme – up to 6% BT contributions.
  • Life Assurance from 1st day of employment – 4 x salary.
  • We provide healthcare cover & permanent health insurance (income continuance).
  • Access to excellent training tools, programmes and communities to help you connect, learn and grow.
  • 25 days annual leave + bank holidays and an opportunity to buy up to five more days every year.
  • And we like it when our people do good things so there will be the opportunity to take time off for volunteering and we’ll help with your fund raising too

 

Our leadership standards

Looking in:
Leading inclusively and Safely
I inspire and build trust through self-awareness, honesty and integrity.
Owning outcomes
I take the right decisions that benefit the broader organisation.

Looking out:
Delivering for the customer
I execute brilliantly on clear priorities that add value to our customers and the wider business.
Commercially savvy
I demonstrate strong commercial focus, bringing an external perspective to decision-making.

Looking to the future:
Growth mindset
I experiment and identify opportunities for growth for both myself and the organisation.
Building for the future
I build diverse future-ready teams where all individuals can be at their best.

How to Apply


So, if you're interested in the power of potential, why not join us today and release yours? You can read more here about what it's like to work at BT

It's easy to apply online; you just need a copy of your up-to-date CV and to follow the step-by step process. Don't worry if you need to make changes - you'll have the opportunity to review and edit your work on the final page. We look forward to receiving your application!  

 
BT is an equal opportunities employer. We’re working hard to create an inclusive working environment, where people from all backgrounds can succeed. We want to make sure your recruitment experience is the best it can be – so, if you’re selected for an interview, please let us know if there’s any adjustments we can make that would be helpful for you.


#LI-BTSourced #Procureco #LI-TE1 #LI-Hybrid 

 

With over 175 years of heritage, BT is now the flagship business brand of BT Group. We’ve brought together our best people and capabilities into a B2B powerhouse serving 1.2 million business customers internationally.

We’re a global leader for secure connectivity and collaboration platforms for businesses of all shapes and sizes, from big household names and government departments, right through to sole traders and new start-ups. But it’s not just the technology that matters, it’s what it can do to help them build stronger, smarter, more secure businesses.

We value diversity and inclusion and believe in making a positive impact. We connect for good by championing digital inclusion and equipping people, businesses, and communities with digital skills to thrive.

As a member of our team, you will be part of an organisation that celebrates difference, fosters innovation and provides you with opportunities to be your best. With millions of businesses relying on us daily, joining BT means you can be part of a diverse and multi-skilled team that makes a significant impact to society.

 

A FEW POINTS TO NOTE:

Although these roles are listed as full-time, if you’re a job share partnership, work reduced hours, or any other way of working flexibly, please still get in touch.

 

DON'T MEET EVERY SINGLE REQUIREMENT?

Studies have shown that women and people who are disabled, LGBTQ+, neurodiverse or from ethnic minority backgrounds are less likely to apply for jobs unless they meet every single qualification and criteria. We're committed to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace where everyone can be their best, so if you're excited about this role but your past experience doesn't align perfectly with every requirement on the Job Description, please apply anyway - you may just be the right candidate for this or other roles in our wider team.

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Perks/benefits: Career development Flex hours Flex vacation Health care Salary bonus Startup environment Team events

Region: Europe
Country: Ireland

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